The urgent decisions Supercars must make after Holden's demise
General Motors' decision to kill off an Australian motorsport icon isn't just a huge blow for sentimentalists, it's cranked up the urgency in deciding a way forward in Supercars' existential debate
The demise of Holden - announced last week by parent company General Motors - won't kill Supercars in Australia. But it will force the series, which kickstarts this weekend in Adelaide, to face its future with a sense of genuine urgency.
Even without GM's decision to axe the Holden name, it's unlikely that there would have been Holdens racing in Supercars for long. It always felt like the current factory deal, which is supposed to run through to the end of 2021, would be the last one for Holden in its traditional sense.
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